Mojo Shrimp and Scallops with Rice Noodles
By Stephen Forman

10 min
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What you'll need:
  • 7 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ½ lb. fresh scallops
  • Kosher salt
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • Cooked rice noodles – 8oz uncooked=1 serving
What to do:
  1. Marinade:
  2. In a medium bowl, combine garlic, ½ cup olive oil, orange juice, lime juice, cumin and oregano
  3. Season with salt and pepper and whisk to combine
  4. Reserve about ½ cup of the marinade to use later
  5. Add shrimp and scallops to marinade and toss until combined
  6. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes
  7. In a large skillet over medium heat, add enough olive oil to coat the bottom of the skillet
  8. When the oil is simmering, add shrimp in a single layer
  9. Sear until the shrimp is pink on the bottom, about 2 minutes
  10. Flip shrimp and cook for one more minute
  11. Repeat process in steps 3 and 4 with the scallops
  12. Add the reserved marinade and bring liquid to a simmer
  13. Simmer shrimp and scallops in marinade for one minute
  14. Remove from skillet heat and stir in chopped cilantro
  15. Serve immediately over rice noodles